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Bridge McFarland LLP can offer you practical, uncomplicated advice, support & guidance when you need it most. Whether it be an employment dispute, family advice, an accident or negligence, life planning or moving house, let us help you.
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Our commercial team in Lincoln, Hull, Market Rasen and Grimsby prides itself on its sound business sense, commercial insight, local knowledge and first class understanding of the relevant legal disciplines ranging from employment law, business contracts, dispute resolution to agriculture and property development. From company formation to sale, succession, dissolution or dispute resolution, you can trust our team to deliver first class service and results.
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Employment Law

Our employment lawyers offer pragmatic and commercial advice to businesses to help them meet their objectives, working alongside our clients and other advisers to become an integral part of their team.

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The Employment team at Bridge McFarland LLP have many decades of experience advising about the full range of employment law issues.

However, at the heart of everything we do is you – the team’s sole focus is how we can best help our clients.
 

"The team at Bridge McFarland acts for several of the region’s largest employers and has experience ranging from complex TUPE matters to trade union issues and industrial action. Practice head Lee Whiting offers advice which is 'always considered and pitched appropriately' while other names to note include the 'charming, pragmatic, balanced and sensible' Nicola Barrass."

- Legal 500 2019/20

 

"The 'exceptional' employment practice at Bridge McFarland LLP is 'outstanding in service and cost effective in practice'.  Praised for being 'quick to respond and having a strong commercial understanding', the team acts for both local and national companies in a range of employment matters, as well as for senior employees."

- Legal 500 2018/19
 

We specialise in dispute resolution, exit packages, litigation, restructuring and are committed to providing an excellent service and value for money. Some of our services are mentioned below.

Employment Litigation – we represent clients before the Employment Tribunal, the County Court and the High Court (usually involving restrictive covenant issues and working with our colleagues in the Dispute Resolution department). We also have an arrangement with a third party insurance broker who can arrange insurance against Employment Tribunal costs and awards.

Restructuring and organisational change – we help our clients to carefully plan and implement such changes, including large scale redundancies and varying terms and conditions of employment.

General advisory work – this is a staple of our workload and we advise on the full range of employment issues from recruitment, retention, issues which arise during the employment relationship, discrimination, whistleblowing and termination of employment.

Trade unions and industrial action – our Partners have unrivalled experience in providing advice on collective disputes, trade union recognition and industrial action.

Executives – we advise on all aspects of senior executive engagements including recruitment, drafting of service agreements, restrictive covenants andcomplex bonus schemes together with termination strategies.

Transactional work and outsourcing – including the impact of the TUPE regulations, warranties and indemnities.

Contracts and policies / procedures – we advise on and draft all employment related documentation including employment terms and conditions, staff handbooks , service agreements and bonus schemes.

Training  –we provide training to our clients on the full range of employment issues, including grievance and disciplinary processes and managing sickness absence.

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Lee Whiting
Partner

T: 01482 320 620

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Nicola Barrass
Partner

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Nikki Kubler
Legal Assistant

T: 01472 311 711

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